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No rain; more water restrictions


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Following the lead of Havre, the Hill County Water District is imposing watering restrictions because of the drought.

The district, which serves rural users and communities from the Big Sandy Creek Bridge a few miles west of Havre to the Hill-Liberty county line, is allowing watering of lawns and gardens only at night, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.

The district imposed the restrictions because of the low water level in Fresno Reservoir, from which it draws its water, and the high sediment in the water.

New regulations adopted by the district stiffen the penalties for violations. The first day of vi...

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